Kerry Byrne, President, Total Quality Logistics

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Total Quality Logistics, the largest private company in Greater Cincinnati, promoted Kerry Byrne to president.

“Kerry has helped to lead the company from $192 million in sales and 250 employees in 2005 to more than $2.1 billion in sales and 3,100 employees in 2014,” Oaks said in a news release. “He has been instrumental in helping take us from an entrepreneurial startup to an industry leader in truckload logistics.”

Byrne joined TQL in 2005. He has served as executive vice president for the past decade.

As president, Byrne will continue to oversee the company’s sales and training operations. Last year, the company hit sales of more than $2 billion and moved more than 1 million loads.

“Ken has built a great company with more than 3,100 exceptional team members. This includes a tremendously talented executive and sales leadership team, many of whom have been with TQL since the early years,” Byrne said in the release. “We will continue to work together to drive growth and create opportunities across our national footprint.”

Prior to joining TQL, Byrne spent 17 years at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati.

TQL is the second-largest freight brokerage firm in the nation, headquartered in Union Township. It recently moved one of its Greater Cincinnati offices to Batavia from Milford. The company operates 28 offices in 16 states.

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